WorkReadyNH Course Information
The Soft Skills Course is a classroom-based component of the WorkReadyNH Program that places participants in simulated workplace-related settings and covers areas that include:
The Soft Skills Course requires approximately 60 hours of instruction. Classes are held at White Mountains Community College in Berlin and Littleton, as well as in Conway, Tamworth, and Colebrook. Please refer to our program schedule for current listings.
The Applied Mathematics skill involves applying mathematical reasoning and problem-solving techniques to workplace situations, emphasizes the application of these skills to real-world situations, and reviews the basic concepts of mathematical operations including money, measurement, and time.
|Topics in the beginning levels include:||More advanced topics include|
|*Money and time||*Areas and volumes|
|*Measurements||*Determining best deals|
|*Proportions and ratios||*Troubleshooting errors|
|*Fractions and decimals||*Production rates|
|*Negative numbers||*Multiple unknowns|
The Reading for Information skill involves reading and understanding common workplace documents (letters, manuals, procedures, memos), and examines the essential aspects of understanding and applying information given in practical situations. The Reading for Information course includes dozens of sample workplace documents. All exercises are based on realistic work situations.
|Some of the beginning topics include:||More advanced topics cover:|
|*Determining the meaning of unfamiliar words||*Applying instructions|
|*Extracting details||*Complex information|
|*Reading forms||*Drawing conclusions|
|*Finding the main idea||*Technical jargon|
|*Extracting data||*Determining data relationships|
|*Identifying trends||*Using data criteria|